Meet Celebrity Wellness Professional, Kim Carruthers! She just launched her new website, Kim is a certified celebrity Pilates instructor, former professional dancer, and lifestyle wellness coach based in Los Angeles, CA. During her time as an Alvin Ailey American dancer, Kim became fascinated by the transformative power of the teachings by Joseph Pilates. In 1997, she received the Pilates and The American Council on Exercise certifications. Kim went on to become a personal Pilates instructor to a diverse clientele.

In 2005, Kim founded “Physical Perfection,” a private Pilates studio in West Hollywood. It is here that Kim grew her client base to include athletes, Hollywood celebrities, executives, and entrepreneurs. Her rapid success gained media outlets’ attention, such as The Today Show, Extra, ABC7 News,, Newsweek, Vogue, O Magazine, People, Modern Luxury, Pilates Style Magazine, and The New York Times.

To reach a broader and more diverse clientele, Kim founded “Pilates in the Hood,” a community-based Pilates program in Inglewood. Moreover, many Hollywood studios have come to rely on Kim’s ability to work with talent to prepare them for film and television productions. Over the last 23 years, Kim has continued to succeed in building a wellness career to empower others by using the one and only “The Kim Carruthers Method.”

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